Follow Annual Conference via Church of the Brethren News Coverage

Church members from across the country–and the world–may follow events at this year’s Annual Conference through the onsite coverage provided by a news team of staff and volunteers, writers, photographers, and videographers.

The Annual Conference takes place July 7-11 at the America’s Center in St. Louis, Mo. Pre-Conference events start with the Standing Committee of district delegates, who begin meeting on July 4, the Ministers’ Association which holds its annual event July 6-7, and the Council of District Executives and deacon workshops also scheduled prior to the Conference. is the main index page for Annual Conference coverage. Go to this page to find links and easy access to:

daily news stories

daily photo albums

webcasts of worship services and business sessions (go to for a report on the webcasts and an invitation to join in Sunday morning worship with the Conference)

worship bulletins that are downloadable in print-friendly pdf format

— the daily “Conference Journal” sheets, also in pdf format

— a print-friendly two-page wrap up, which will be available after the Conference to help delegates make their reports to congregations or for use as an insert in newsletters and bulletins.

Pre-order the DVD “Wrap Up” video report from the 2012 Annual Conference, and the DVD of the Conference sermons, from Brethren Press at 800-441-3712. The “Wrap Up” may be ordered for $29.95, and the sermons for $24.95, plus shipping and handling. Orders will be shipped several days after the Conference ends.

Find the Conference business items online, the 2012 ballot, and this year’s Information Packet at .

Other ways to follow Annual Conference include joining the Twitter conversation at #2012COBAC and going to the Church of the Brethren Facebook page at .

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